Ecclestone trial discontinued after £60m settlement

The bribery trial against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone will be discontinued for the moment, a Munich district court said.

The 83-year-old went on trial in April over allegations he bribed a former German banker as part of the sale of a major stake in the motorsport business eight years ago.

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Ecclestone settlement keeps road clear for F1 control

The £60 million settlement in Bernie Ecclestone's bribery trial may seem a lot of money, but it leaves the road clear for one of sport's biggest operators to carry on exerting control over the world of Formula 1.

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